The 2021 NATIVE AMERICAN FEATURE FILM WRITERS LAB, sponsored by Comcast NBCUniversal, National Endowment for the Arts, the Cherokee Nation Film Office, and A+E Network, is now open. The program will select five Native American writers to be part of this year’s lab. The lab is designed to familiarize participants with the format, characters and… Read more »
Tag: Carlee Malemute
Born and raised in an Alaskan village of 500, Carlee Malemute, a graduate from USC’s Screenwriting MFA Program and a participant in the 2016 Native American TV Writers Lab, co- wrote three movies for Lifetime and is currently staffed with her writing partner on Hallmark’s Good Witch. She enjoys writing stories about complicated families.
When Carlee Malemute (Athabascan) was fourteen, she convinced her Alaskan boarding school roommates to recreate ceremonies from The Craft in an effort to gain supernatural abilities. Though she was unsuccessful in her attempt, she’s never stopped trying to find ways to give cool powers to her characters. Between school, growing up in a Native village of 500, and her mother taking… Read more »